Tag Archives: French

Embattled Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to Stand Trial for Corruption, Influence-Peddling

A judge in France has ordered the former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence-peddling, a French official said on Thursday. The charges against Sarkozy are related to allegations that he tried to illegally … Continue reading

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Gender-Inclusive French Textbook Plunges France into a Linguistic Battle

The French cry of liberté, egalité, fraternité sometimes rings hollow to those who feel that the strict gender rules of the French language discriminate against women. A recent French history textbook defies those rules by introducing gender-neutral words. The textbook’s … Continue reading

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French court finds appropriation of photograph not sufficiently 'transformative' and therefore infringing

One of Malka's Flair photographsA few days ago this blog reported on an interesting decision of the Swedish Supreme Court that held that unauthorized 'appropriation' of a substantial part of a photograph for use in a painting did not amount … Continue reading

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French struggle to say au revoir to 35-hour law – World business …

A new law that allows French companies to negotiate their way out of a 35-hour work rule is meeting resistance from both workers and the employers it was meant to benefit. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – General … Continue reading

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French NGO Claims Many Manufacturers Fail to Comply with Nano Labeling Requirement

UFC-Que Choisir, a French non-governmental organization (NGO), announced on January 23, 2018, that it filed complaints against nine manufacturers of food and cosmetic products for failure to comply with the requirement to report the presence of nanomaterials on the product … Continue reading

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